University of Southern California Professor Viktor K. Prasanna Named
Recipient of 2015 IEEE-CS Wallace McDowell Award
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 8 April 2015 – Viktor K. Prasanna, the Charles Lee Powell Chair in Engineering and professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Southern California, has been named 2015 recipient of the IEEE Computer Society’s prestigious W. Wallace McDowell Award for his contributions to reconfigurable computing.
Prasanna, also known as V. K. Prasanna Kumar, was cited “for fundamental algorithmic and application-specific architectural contributions to reconfigurable computing.” Director of USC’s Center for Energy Informatics and executive director of the USC-Infosys Center for Advanced Software Technologies, Prasanna is also an associate member of the Center for Applied Mathematical Sciences.
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